- Ajinkya Rahane
- 8 total number
- Sri Lanka (Galle)
The most catches by a fielder in a test match is 8, and was achieved by Ajinkya Rahane (India), playing against Sri Lanka, at Galle International Stadium, Galle, Sri Lanka, on 12 August 2015.
Rahane picked up three catches in the first innings and five in the second, but despite the eight catches for Rahane, India lost the test match by 63 runs with Herath and Kaushal claiming 15 Indian wickets between them.